CHECK OUT WHAT THE PRESS IS SAYING ABOUT SPIKE LEE’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FILM CHI-RAQ AND LISTEN TO THE SOUNDTRACK FEATURING NICK CANNON, R.KELLY, JENNIFER HUDSON, MALI MUSIC, TREASURE DAVIS, SAM DEW, AND MORE

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CHECK OUT WHAT THE PRESS IS SAYING ABOUT

SPIKE LEE’S HIGHLY ANTICIPATED FILM

CHI-RAQ

AND LISTEN TO THE SOUNDTRACK

FEATURING NICK CANNON, R.KELLY, JENNIFER HUDSON, MALI MUSIC, TREASURE DAVIS, SAM DEW, AND MORE

“This sprawling, blistering state-of-the-reunion-address is Spike Lee’s most vital movie in years.”

 “…the combination of ripped-from-the-headlines urgency and slick, provocative packaging should draw more than a handful of Lee fans and curious moviegoers…”

“Its seething dramatic texture captures a deeper, more elusive beauty that — like reconciliation, reform or any other human ideal — can only be achieved when the illusion of safety is left behind.”

VARIETY

“The vibrant and varied music, colorful costumes, huge cast of secondary and background figures and seldom-seen-in-movies locations provide a full sensory meal.”

“…he’s [Spike Lee] still found a lively and legitimate way to tackle an urgent subject matter that other filmmakers have found excuses to avoid.”

THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

 “It is an important, engaging, heartbreaking, and enraging film — but always entertaining, always visually striking, lyrically impressive, and filled with knockout performances.”

FORBES

“…with Chi-Raq, he solidifies a peaceful movie message in lyrical as well as powerful fashion.”

USA TODAY

“…Chi-Raq is a scorchingly pointed satire, and one whose beating heart bleeds onscreen through an occasionally overstuffed but boldly stylized mash-up of heightened comedy, rambunctious rhyme and rap, sexual vulgarities, and sweeping polemics. It’s a wildly vibrant social pronouncement that co-opts its narrative inspiration improbably, but fittingly…”

“…Chi-raq paints kaleidoscopic colors with its vibrant soundtrack…”

THE DAILY BEAST

“Chi-Raq is a marvel. It’s Lee resurrecting his voice — angry, impassioned, and funny as hell — right when we need to hear it. He opens the film with a rap that reads like an incantation to the gods.”

 “It’s the best film he’s (Spike Lee) made in a very long time.”

THE VILLAGE VOICE

“In “Chi-raq,” Lee mixes fierce agitprop with lyrical musical numbers and Greek-inspired sex farce in hip hop verse. It’s a mad combination that fittingly addresses a world of madness.”

THE WRAP

“…it is never boring. It is earnest and heartfelt and, at times, funny and very, very, very sexy. Don’t be misled: this movie is dripping in style.”

THE GUARDIAN

“It [Chi-Raq] isn’t just affectionate about Chicago; it’s a passionate, rhythmic love letter to the city and its South Side residents.”

THE VERGE

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